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Definition of Craft

Craft
Craft Craft, v. t. To play tricks; to practice artifice. [Obs.] You have crafted fair. --Shak.
Craft
Craft Craft (kr[.a]ft), n. [AS. cr[ae]ft strength, skill, art, cunning; akin to OS., G., Sw., & Dan. kraft strength, D. kracht, Icel. kraptr; perh. originally, a drawing together, stretching, from the root of E. cramp.] 1. Strength; might; secret power. [Obs.] --Chaucer. 2. Art or skill; dexterity in particular manual employment; hence, the occupation or employment itself; manual art; a trade. Ye know that by this craft we have our wealth. --Acts xix. 25. A poem is the work of the poet; poesy is his skill or craft of making. --B. Jonson. Since the birth of time, throughout all ages and nations, Has the craft of the smith been held in repute. --Longfellow. 3. Those engaged in any trade, taken collectively; a guild; as, the craft of ironmongers. The control of trade passed from the merchant guilds to the new craft guilds. --J. R. Green. 4. Cunning, art, or skill, in a bad sense, or applied to bad purposes; artifice; guile; skill or dexterity employed to effect purposes by deceit or shrewd devices. You have that crooked wisdom which is called craft. --Hobbes. The chief priets and the scribes sought how they might take him by craft, and put him to death. --Mark xiv. 1. 5. (Naut.) A vessel; vessels of any kind; -- generally used in a collective sense. The evolutions of the numerous tiny craft moving over the lake. --Prof. Wilson. Small crafts, small vessels, as sloops, schooners, ets.

Meaning of Craft from wikipedia

- A craft or trade is a pastime or a profession that requires particular skills and knowledge of skilled work. In a historical sense, particularly the Middle...
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- The Craft is a 1996 American supernatural horror film directed by Andrew Fleming and distributed by Columbia Pictures. It was written by Andrew Fleming...
- The Craft: Legacy is an upcoming 2020 American supernatural horror film written and directed by Zoe Lister-Jones. The film is a stand-alone sequel to...
- Landing craft are small and medium seagoing watercraft, such as boats and barges, used to convey a landing force (infantry and vehicles) from the sea...
- topical guide to crafts: Craft – skill, involving in many cases but not always, practical arts. It may refer to a trade or particular art. Crafts as artistic...
- The Arts and Crafts movement was an international trend in the decorative and fine arts that developed earliest and most fully in the British Isles and...
- Craft service or craft services is the department in film, television and video production which provides cast and crew with snacks, drinks and other ****istance...
- A craft brewery or microbrewery is a brewery that produces small amounts of beer, typically less than large breweries, and is often independently owned...
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